Synonyms
Etymology

1. kaki

noun. blackish stilt of New Zealand sometimes considered a color phase of the white-headed stilt.

Synonyms

  • genus Himantopus
  • long-legs
  • stiltbird
  • Himantopus novae-zelandiae
  • Himantopus stilt
  • longlegs
  • Himantopus
  • stilt

Etymology

  • 柿 (Japanese)

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2. kaki

noun. small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit.

Synonyms

  • Japanese persimmon
  • Diospyros kaki
  • persimmon
  • Diospyros
  • persimmon tree

Etymology

  • 柿 (Japanese)

Example sentences of the word kaki


1. Noun, singular or mass
For snacks, put out kaki peanuts, ajigonomi (a type of Japanese trail mix), edamame pods, Pocky, or anything that strikes your fancy as you browse in your local Japanese or Asian market.

2. Proper noun, singular
The Japanese persimmon (D. kaki) produces a fruit that is commercially important to California and other warm weather states.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
'Diospyros kaki' is the oriental variety, and grows best in Southern and coastal states where frosts won’t harm them.

4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki "Hachiya") grows in USDA hardiness zones 7 to 10, and grows 24 inches a season, reaching 35 feet at maturity.

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